Tag Archives: games

  • Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine Teased by Label

    Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine Teased by Label

    Pinball is so hot right now. There are tournaments and leagues cropping up all over the country, and now Supreme is getting in on the resurgent trend with a Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine, recently teased by Supreme’s official Instagram account for the spring and summer of 2018. Of course, of the two brand names in the Supreme/Stern […]

  • ‘Go F*ck!': The “Mature” Version of Go Fish

    ‘Go F*ck!': The “Mature” Version of Go Fish

    Go Fish is a time-tested way to occupy the minds of children, but the whole enterprise can start to feel a little bit juvenile after a while — “do you have any queens?” “Do you have any jacks?,” etc. Luckily, we live in the year 2016, when no children’s activity goes un-adultified, and now we […]

  • Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    One of the things that makes chess such a brilliant and perennially popular game is that a game of chess doesn’t have to look like a game of chess – it can look like anything, provided it has the right number of squares and pieces in relation to one another. Nick Rawcliffe has taken full […]

  • Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Dominoes have been more or less the same for as long as I’ve been alive, and probably a good deal longer than that, with the only innovation being different materials and different colors, but with the basic design remaining intact. Now, the people at Fire Road have come up with an ingenious new approach to […]

  • Boogie-Dice Literally Roll Themselves

    Boogie-Dice Literally Roll Themselves

    We have reached the latest, greatest plateau of technological advancement. It’s Boogie-Dice, dice that come equipped with vibration motors, LEDs, tilt sensors, and rechargeable batteries, and even a couple of microphones. Most of this hardware gets packed into the dice for one simple reason: They’re sound-activated and self-rolling! That’s right, Boogie-Dice roll themselves if you […]

  • ‘Spy_Watch': Espionage Game for Apple Watch

    ‘Spy_Watch': Espionage Game for Apple Watch

    One of the biggest appeals of the Apple Watch is that it looks and feels like some kind of high-tech spy gadget. Now, a new game designed specifically for the Apple Watch can make it act like a spy gadget too – it’s called Spy_Watch, a game built around the watch’s notification system to place you […]

  • Connect Four: Special Wood & Aluminum Edition by Restoration Hardware

    Connect Four: Special Wood & Aluminum Edition by Restoration Hardware

    Connect Four is one of the true classic games of world history, one that virtually anyone can pick up and start playing almost immediately. That means it’s a prime subject for artisans and special editions, such as this special wood & aluminum version of Connect Four from the people at Restoration Hardware. The wood part […]

  • TravisMathew Ping Pong+ Glass Top Ping Pong Table

    TravisMathew Ping Pong+ Glass Top Ping Pong Table

    This isn’t the first time I’ve pointed out that the usual ping pong table isn’t exactly a work of master craftsmanship. But the new TravisMathew Ping Pong+ puts most ping pong tables to shame. It’s constructed from 300 pounds of precision-cut and polished glass, a simple but elegant answer to the question, “how can a ping […]

  • ‘The Big Lebowski Pinball': The Dude Gets A Pinball Machine

    ‘The Big Lebowski Pinball': The Dude Gets A Pinball Machine

    The Big Lebowski is one of the most beloved cult films of all time, but for whatever reason it didn’t get a mainstream pinball machine version back when it came out. That’s especially surprising because when you think about it, it’s a perfect movie to be adapted in pinball form, since The Dude is basically […]

  • Parsons Pool Table From District MFG

    Parsons Pool Table From District MFG

    Are all pool tables created equal? Besides, say, quality of wood or felt involved in their construction, you might think so, but the people at District MFG have come up with a very cool variant on the pool table that would look at home in any game room, no matter how stylish (or un-stylish) it […]